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Southern Center for Human Rights

83 Poplar Street , N.W.

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

United States

Company Description

The SCHR is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the human and civil rights of poor people in the criminal justice and corrections systems of the South through litigation, education, advocacy, and community involvement. It is funded by individ ... more

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Background Information

Affiliations

Member
Student Coalition for Diversity

Member
Black Liberation

Member
Affairs Committee

Board Member
direction

Member
AIDS.ORG Inc

Education

Georgetown University Law Center

first law degree

Oxford University

Web References (56 Total References)


Alabama Hall of Shame

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"There are just as many complaints raised after the settlement as before," said Gretchen Rohr, an attorney with the Atlanta-based Southern Center for Human Rights, who represents Alabama prisons in both cases.

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"There are just as many complaints raised after the settlement as before," said Gretchen Rohr, an attorney with the Atlanta-based Southern Center for Human Rights, who represents Alabama prisons in both cases.
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Southern Center attorney Gretchen Rohr said the plaintiffs have asked U.S. District Court Judge KaronBowdre in Birmingham to hold the state in contempt of court for failing to follow the April 2004 settlement.
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Rohr said she appreciates the efforts to improve conditions at Limestone, but remains skeptical about the plan actually being implemented. "For a long time we've been hearing that they have a plan and voluntarily are taking action. Not to rain on your parade, but we've heard it before," she said.
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Despite the new contract, much of the Limestone medical staff has not changed since before the lawsuit was filed, said Gretchen Rohr, an attorney with the Southern Center for Human Rights. " It's key they somehow show us that the new contract has been properly implemented," Rohr said.
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"There are just as many complaints raised after the settlement as before," said Gretchen Rohr, an attorney with the Atlanta-based Southern Center for Human Rights, who represents Alabama prisons in both cases.


Mississippi Hall of Shame

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"There are just as many complaints raised after the settlement as before," said Gretchen Rohr, an attorney with the Atlanta-based Southern Center for Human Rights, who represents Alabama prisons in both cases.

April 26, 2005 Mobile Register Poor, incomplete, substandard -- and perhaps error-ridden -- medical care led to the deaths of at least three women incarcerated at Tutwiler Prison for Women last year, emphasizing the need for improved health care in Alabama's prisons. It also suggests the physician who treated the women should be suspended while officials determine if he was at fault; and if he was, he should be fired.


Biography for Gretchen N Rohr at Holland & Knight

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Gretchen N RohrAssociate

Atlanta: 404-898-8177 Email: gretchen.rohr@hklaw.com
Gretchen N. Rohr practices with the firm's litigation group, concentrating in governmental relations, complex business litigation, and civil rights class actions and other matters.Ms. Rohr has represented clients in a variety of disputes in state and federal courts across the country, including contract and business tort matters.She has participated in the City of Atlanta 2005 Disparity Study by engaging in anecdotal interviews, preparing reports, and advising the City relating to its Equal Business Opportunity Program and proposed legislation.


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Gretchen N. Rohr

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Gretchen N. Rohr is a Chesterfield Smith Fellow in Holland & Knight's Atlanta office.She works exclusively on pro bono matters, focusing on litigating civil rights class action lawsuits on behalf of those in prisons and jails in Alabama.She also provides post-conviction representation for men, women, and children in Georgia.Ms. Rohr collaborates with attorneys and investigators from the Southern Center for Human Rights and develops pro bono partnerships with other advocacy organizations to ensure the civil rights of poor people in the justice and corrections systems.
Ms. Rohr's domestic criminal justice pursuits are informed by her background in international human rights.As a Rhodes Scholar, she completed her first law degree at Oxford University.She helped incorporate the Zimbabwe's Widows and Orphans Trust, represented displaced and dispossessed widows and worked for Women and Law and Southern Africa lobbying for policy reform and new constitutional provisions.
A graduate from Georgetown University Law Center in 2003, Ms. Rohr completed two clinics at Georgetown and worked as a research assistant for Professor Charles Lawrence.
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Ms. Rohr assisted with post-conviction appeals during her internship with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund's Criminal Division.
During her undergraduate education at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN, Ms. Rohr served as Student Body President and volunteer at a variety of community agencies, including the Minnesota AIDS Project.In her first year, she was named a Minnesota Women's Public Policy Scholar; in her third year, she was awarded the Harry S. Truman Scholarship.Ms. Rohr completed internships with the National Center for Youth Law in San Francisco and with U.S. District Court Judge Michael Davis of Minnesota.


Gadsden Times

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An investigator from the Southern Center visited the jail Friday to learn more about the Pinchon death, said Southern Center attorney Gretchen Rohr.

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